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Latitude: 51.8347 / 51°50'4"N
Longitude: -1.0682 / 1°4'5"W
OS Eastings: 464304
OS Northings: 215531
OS Grid: SP643155
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZK.SWZ
Mapcode Global: VHCXK.F4NV
Plus Code: 9C3WRWMJ+VP
Entry Name: Muswell Hill Manor
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Last Amended: 9 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1233001
English Heritage Legacy ID: 408424
Location: Piddington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, HP18
Civil Parish: Piddington
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Piddington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/01/2020
Muswell Hill Manor
(Formerly listed as Muswell Hill Farmhouse, previously listed as Muswell Hill Farmhouse, Brill)
Farmhouse. C16 and early/mid C17; much restored C20. Timber framing on rubble and brick base with renewed plaster infill; narrow brick in irregular bond; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks.
Three-bay hall house, extended to T-plan, with second added wing. Two storeys plus attic, and three storeys plus attic. Timber-framed hall range, built into hill, and possibly early C16, retains some original heavy framing plus a four-light wood-mullioned gable window; other mullioned windows of up to nine lights have been restored in original positions. Late C16 wing has two storeys of framing, now pargetted to an original pattern, on a brick semi-basement. Two window brick wing projecting from it has a rubble and brick base; three-light casements have segmental arches at first floor. Roofs are half hipped, except for the brick wing which has a tall gable stack; hall range has a tall late C16/early C17 clustered stack rising out of the roof slope.
Interior: restored single-bay open hall with a clasped-purlin roof and two rows of curved windbraces; massive inserted stack with wide brick arches mostly renewed; heavy joists in floored sections. Attic joists in hall range and wing span into stop-chamfered lateral beams. Brick wing has a renewed Tudor-arched stone fireplace with original moulded-brick back, and has a complete moulded-brick fireplace with a depressed arch.
Listing NGR: SP6430415531
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